Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Supplemental Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for Employment of Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Low Frequency Active Sonar, 37295 [2014-15356]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 126 / Tuesday, July 1, 2014 / Notices Comments A 60-day Notice requesting public comment was published in the Federal Register on March 4, 2014. This comment period ended May 5, 2014. No public comments were received from this Notice. Upon consultation with stakeholders regarding the focus of this research, the title of the study was changed to ‘‘The Corporation for National and Community Service AmeriCorps Community Engagement Survey’’. Description: CNCS is seeking approval of the survey to be used in The Corporation for National and Community Service AmeriCorps Community Engagement Survey, which is used by CNCS to collect information on service activities and scope from AmeriCorps grantees in order to evaluate the program’s level of engagement and impact on the communities they serve. Type of Review: New. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. 37295 Title: The AmeriCorps Community Engagement Survey. OMB Number: TBD. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Primary AmeriCorps Grantees, AmeriCorps Grantee Operating Sites, Local Community Partner. Total Respondents: 200 primary AmeriCorps grantees; 380 administrators of AmeriCorps operating sites; 1140 local community partners. Frequency: One Time. Average Time per Response: 30–35 minutes. ESTIMATED TOTAL BURDEN HOURS Grantee Survey ........................................................................................................................... Grantee Operating Site Survey .................................................................................................. Partner Survey ............................................................................................................................ 200 Respondents at 15 minutes = 50 hours. 380 Respondents at 30 minutes = 190 hours. 1140 Respondents at 20 minutes = 342 hours. Total ..................................................................................................................................... Total Burden Cost (capital/startup) ............................................................................................. Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance) .............................................................................. 1720 Respondents = 582 hours. None. None. Dated: June 25, 2014. Mary Hyde, Deputy Director, Research and Evaluation. expected to be completed by early February 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2014–15400 Filed 6–30–14; 8:45 am] Chief of Naval Operations, Code N2N6F24, c/o SURTASS LFA Sonar SEIS/SOEIS Program Manager, 4100 Fairfax Drive, Suite 730, Arlington, Virginia 22203; or email: eisteam@ surtass-lfa-eis.com. BILLING CODE 6050–28–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Although the most recent Final SEIS/SOEIS for SURTASS LFA Sonar was completed in June 2012, during subsequent litigation (Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. et al. v. Pritzker et al., No. 12–cv– 05380–EDL [E.D. Cal. October 18, 2012]), the court found that the SEIS/ SOEIS was deficient in one limited respect in that the DoN failed to use the best available data from the 2010 Pacific Stock Assessment Report to analyze the potential impact of SURTASS LFA sonar on the individual stocks within the Hawaiian Islands Stock Complex of common bottlenose dolphins and allow public comment on that analysis. The court upheld the current SEIS/SOEIS in all other respects. The SEIS/SOEIS proposed in this notice will be prepared for the limited purpose of addressing the single deficiency identified by the court. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Supplemental Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for Employment of Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Low Frequency Active Sonar Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Executive Order 12114, the Department of the Navy (DoN) is announcing its intent to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS)/ Supplemental Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (SOEIS) to analyze the potential impact of Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Low Frequency Active (SURTASS LFA) sonar on the five bottlenose dolphin stocks comprising the Hawaiian Islands Stock Complex (Kauai/Niiahu, Oahu, 4-island, Hawaii Island, and Hawaii Pelagic). DATES: The Draft SEIS/SOEIS is expected to be available in early September 2014, at which time the public comment period will be open for 45 days. The Final SEIS/SOEIS is emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:00 Jun 30, 2014 Jkt 232001 The National Marine Fisheries Service will be a cooperating agency under NEPA regulation (40 CFR 1501.6) for the development of the SEIS/SOEIS. The SEIS/SOEIS will comply with both NEPA and Executive Order 12114 (Environmental Effects Abroad of Major Federal Actions). PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Additional information concerning SURTASS LFA sonar and pertinent environmental documents are available at: http://www.surtass-lfa-eis.com. Dated: June 24, 2014. N.A. Hagerty-Ford, Commander, Office of the Judge Advocate General, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 126 (Tuesday, July 1, 2014)]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-15356]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Navy


Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact 
Statement/Supplemental Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for 
Employment of Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Low Frequency 
Active Sonar

AGENCY: Department of the Navy, DoD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and 
Executive Order 12114, the Department of the Navy (DoN) is announcing 
its intent to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement 
(SEIS)/Supplemental Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (SOEIS) to 
analyze the potential impact of Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System 
Low Frequency Active (SURTASS LFA) sonar on the five bottlenose dolphin 
stocks comprising the Hawaiian Islands Stock Complex (Kauai/Niiahu, 
Oahu, 4-island, Hawaii Island, and Hawaii Pelagic).

DATES: The Draft SEIS/SOEIS is expected to be available in early 
September 2014, at which time the public comment period will be open 
for 45 days. The Final SEIS/SOEIS is expected to be completed by early 
February 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chief of Naval Operations, Code 
N2N6F24, c/o SURTASS LFA Sonar SEIS/SOEIS Program Manager, 4100 Fairfax 
Drive, Suite 730, Arlington, Virginia 22203; or email: lfa-eis.com">eisteam@surtass-lfa-eis.com.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Although the most recent Final SEIS/SOEIS 
for SURTASS LFA Sonar was completed in June 2012, during subsequent 
litigation (Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. et al. v. Pritzker 
et al., No. 12-cv-05380-EDL [E.D. Cal. October 18, 2012]), the court 
found that the SEIS/SOEIS was deficient in one limited respect in that 
the DoN failed to use the best available data from the 2010 Pacific 
Stock Assessment Report to analyze the potential impact of SURTASS LFA 
sonar on the individual stocks within the Hawaiian Islands Stock 
Complex of common bottlenose dolphins and allow public comment on that 
analysis. The court upheld the current SEIS/SOEIS in all other 
respects. The SEIS/SOEIS proposed in this notice will be prepared for 
the limited purpose of addressing the single deficiency identified by 
the court.
    The National Marine Fisheries Service will be a cooperating agency 
under NEPA regulation (40 CFR 1501.6) for the development of the SEIS/
SOEIS. The SEIS/SOEIS will comply with both NEPA and Executive Order 
12114 (Environmental Effects Abroad of Major Federal Actions).
    Additional information concerning SURTASS LFA sonar and pertinent 
environmental documents are available at: lfa-eis.com">http://www.surtass-lfa-eis.com.

    Dated: June 24, 2014.
N.A. Hagerty-Ford,
Commander, Office of the Judge Advocate General, U.S. Navy, Federal 
Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-15356 Filed 6-30-14; 8:45 am]
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